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avatar Report HIPAA Breaches Involving Fewer Than 500 Individuals by February 28! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

45 C.F.R. § 164.408 requires covered entities that discover a breach of unsecured protected health information (“PHI”) to notify the Secretary of Health and Human Services .. read more

avatar Not-for-profit to Settle Copier HIPAA Breach with DHHS: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

According to a press release from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”), Affinity Health Plan, Inc., a not-for-profit managed care plan in .. read more

avatar WellPoint, Inc., Reports Breach to DHHS, Settles for $1.7 Million: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

WellPoint, Inc., an Indiana managed care organization, reported under the requirements of the HITECH Act Breach Notification Rule a breach of the electronic protected health .. read more

avatar HIPAA Reportable Breach or Not? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

According to Health Data Management, the Michigan Department of Community Health notified more than 49,000 individuals that a server of the Michigan Cancer Consortium holding .. read more

avatar Risk Analysis Change for Breach Notification: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

On January 17, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS’”) released its draft long-anticipated Omnibus Rule amending the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification .. read more

avatar New Resource Posted for Premium Members

The $1 million settlement by Massachusetts General for what has come to be known as the “Million Dollar Subway Ride,” for the loss of paper .. read more

avatar Updated Portable Computer Policy Posted in the Premium Member Section

As my blog post of September 17, 2012, noted, the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (“MEEI”) and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc. (“MEEA”), entered .. read more

avatar Another $1.5 Million HIPAA Hit!

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (“MEEI”) and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc. (“MEEA”) (hereinafter collectively referred to as “MEEI”), each of which is .. read more

avatar Boston’s Hospital’s Security Breach Results in $750,000 Settlement | HIPAA

Boston’s South Shore Hospital has agreed to pay $750,000 to resolve allegations that it failed to protect the confidential health information of more than 800,000 .. read more

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